Works fine for black text on white pages, but that's about it.
10 October 2013
Summary: The VuPoint handheld scanner is a neat device that allows you to easily scan pages from a book (getting even into that hard to reach page gutter) and can make hundreds of scans on a single set of AA batteries. Storage space has no practical limit (8 GB micro SD is more than enough to hold most people's documents, I'm not sure what the limit on micro SD is for the device). A couple of things make it a little less satisfactory than I had hoped though.
Summary: If all you want is to scan an article or recipe, where the quality of the scan isn't so important, this would be a useful product. I purchased it to scan images from antique books that would be damaged if placed on a flatbed scanner. I found the product extremely disappointing, for the following reasons.
Summary: I order this particular magic wand manufactured by Vupoint, for my sister for Christmas. I have owned and used this same product for sometime, with great satisfaction. So I shopped around to get the same manufacturer. To my surprise the name on the magic wand was different. I was not pleased. With little time to spare, I gave the one I received to my sister, anyways. After Christmas and helping her use the magic wand, we discovered ...